Views - 64 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00
The 13th edition of the Hotel Show Colombo 2018, organised by the Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CHSGA) together
Views - 45 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in the Republic of Korea in association with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau organised
Views - 40 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00
The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB), in association with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Poland, organised Sri Lanka
Views - 25 Thursday, 21 June 2018 00:00
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has taken delivery of the third of 30 Boeing 737 Max 8s it has on order on Wednesday 13 June. The 737 MAX family has been designed to offer customers exceptional performance, flexibility and ef
Views - 45 Thursday, 21 June 2018 00:00
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) held an awareness and yraining program for tuk tuk drivers and home stay/bungalow operators in Ella recently. Around 120 tuk tuk drivers and 87 home stay operators took part in the meeting held at
Views - 86 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00
Regarded as one of the best and oldest hotels this side of the Suez, the Galle Face Hotel is one of Colombo’s most iconic institutions. For over 150 years
Views - 56 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00
The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Shangri-La Hotel recently held the ‘Hospitality Conclave’.
Views - 31 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00
AccorHotels and EL Development, a Singapore-based property developer, will open a new-build five-star Pullman hotel on a prime site on Hill Street, in the civic and cultural heart of the city.
Views - 24 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00
The finest textiles from the famed Jim Thompson collection play an important role in enhancing the luxury of the two-bedroom villa now available at Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas.
Views - 15 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00
Tivoli Hotels & Resorts is to expand its rapidly growing brand to the Alentejo region of Portugal in the historic city of Évora.
Views - 40 Tuesday, 19 June 2018 00:00
According to the latest market forecast from STR and Tourism Economics, Moscow’s hotel industry is projected to see RevPAR growth in the range of 20% and 30% during June and July 2018. A RevPAR increase in that range would be less than the growth r
Views - 15 Tuesday, 19 June 2018 00:00
Qatar Airways has launched non-stop flights between Doha and Bodrum, Turkey. The flights to Milas-Bodrum Airport mark the airline’s sixth gateway in Turkey and third new Turkish route in just nine months. Qatar Airways’ twice-weekly flights to Mi
Views - 177 Tuesday, 19 June 2018 00:00
The flagship project Sancharaka Udawa of the Sri Lanka Inbound Tour Operators Organisation (SLITO) education staged at BMICH saw some key personalities addressing the industry on the key challenges faced by the industry. Dr. Rohantha Athukorala addre
Views - 86 Monday, 18 June 2018 00:00
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) announced the launch of a loan scheme for homestay operators across the country, in line with the Budget proposals for this year.
Views - 62 Monday, 18 June 2018 00:00
Avani Bentota Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka is delighted to announce the appointment of Urs Platz as the hotel’s new General Manager.
Views - 49 Monday, 18 June 2018 00:00
Jetwing Hotels, the largest resort brand in the island has once again received Certificates of Excellence from the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor.
Views - 44 Friday, 15 June 2018 00:26
Kuwait Airways, the national carrier of Kuwait, whose presence in Sri Lanka spans over four decades, has this week achieved yet another milestone and added a new chapter to its long history in the country when Kuwait Airways Colombo introduced “Kuw
Views - 318 Friday, 15 June 2018 00:24
Russia is experiencing a sports tourism boom as soccer fans flood in to support their teams competing in the Football World Cup. According to the latest figures from ForwardKeys, which predicts future travel patterns by analysing 17 million booking
Views - 61 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00
Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo yesterday announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Now in its eighth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Cer
Views - 54 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the forthcoming ‘Hotel Show Colombo 2018’ organised by the Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CHSGA) together with its professional event partner CDC Events will be held from 20-22 July at the BMICH. As
Views - 43 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00
Hailed as one of Colombo’s finest five-star hotels, and located between Galle Face Green, the World Trade Centre and the Dutch Hospital Precinct, The Kingsbury Colombo is an ode to the golden age of grace and elegance. There are 229 rooms in this r
Views - 98 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00
By Divya Thotawatte There are plans to move hotels and hospitality institutes to outstations, Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga said this week addressing a gathering at the Sri Lanka Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM) Graduation Ceremon
Views - 111 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:48
We Sri Lankans are blessed to have a landscape that takes us from misty mountains and lush valleys to sun-kissed beaches within a day. However, getting there by road still continues to be a hassle in terms of time consumed and facilities on the way.
Views - 67 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:48
Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) which is the sole government body to promote MICE tourism to Sri Lanka took part in the biggest MICE trade fair in Europe, IMEX Frankfurt 2018 in May in Germany to entice the upscale clients in to the country and th
Views - 63 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:47
Corporate leader Prema Cooray is to address the 11th presentation of CPM Evening For Managers (EFM) under the topic of ‘Transforming a business to achieve sustainable growth’ on 20 June, at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Th
Views - 24 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:47
Colombo Court Hotel & Spa, Asia’s first CarbonNeutral hotel, renewed its commitment on the fight against Climate Change for a fifth consecutive year on World Environment Day – a UN global initiative to raise awareness and instill action for the p
Views - 55 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:44
Thailand-based ONYX Group has appointed Russell Cool as Area General Manager for all ONYX properties in Sri Lanka. Cool will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of ONYX Hospitality Group’s Sri Lanka portfolio of hotels and will provide strat
Views - 68 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:00
Elephant Reach Hotel Yala in Kirinda will invest over Rs. 30 million to add more rooms and refurbish the property. The hotel since its inception in March 2006 has been a preferred destination for local and foreign travellers and due to the increase i
Views - 40 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:00
Ebert Silva Holidays is promoting ‘Sambuddha Vandana’ the unique pilgrimage packages to Buddhists around the world to follow the footsteps of the Buddha in India and Nepal in safety and comfort in the season starting July 2018. This spiritual jo
Views - 29 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:00
This May, Nature Trails, the award-winning eco-tourism division of Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts completed its fourth consecutive year of conducting tiger safaris in India. Three tours were conducted in partnership with HSBC Premier, giving 24 wildlife e
Saturday, 23 June 2018
‘Gamperaliya’ (Changes in the Village/Changement au Village) was the third feature film made by ace director Lester James Peries. It was released on 20 December 1963.The film was based on the famous novel of the same name written by the doyen of
Saturday, 23 June 2018
Thushani Rodrigo has always amazed me. From the very first day I met her, I have been in awe of her strength, courage and grace and constantly impressed by her creativity. The discipline and commitment she brings to her work, her farsightedness and h
Saturday, 23 June 2018
The ongoing confusion in the ranks of the Maldivian opposition, barely three months before the presidential election, works to the advantage of the incumbent President and candidate of the Progressive Party of the Maldives (PPM), Abdulla Yameen.
Saturday, 23 June 2018
China overtook the United States to become the largest trading nation in the world in 2014. China is the second largest economy in the world behind the United States and the largest exporter in the world. It is referred to as the factory of the world